This is the dedicated thread for faction (patron) ideas for Terra Nova 4X (My Colony version of My Empire 4X).
Here I've put ideas and background for existing factions and some of my custom ones.
It'll be updated if changes needed.
And of course, we'd like to see others' interesting ideas as well!
Though United Earth government promised the colonization of Terra Nova would be an open competition, to some politicians and senators, this beautiful and meaningful Earthlike planet is too important to be claimed as property of private corporations. Hence, an "independent" colonization team of experts is sent to represent their own interest, and ensure United Earth government has the largest bargaining power in the race.
Always been ambitious, the interstellar megacorporation Corporate Industries has big plans to make another quadrillions of profit. Estimated to have extremely high industrial and commercial value, investors of Corporate Industries have shown great interest on colonization of recently discovered Terra Nova. To strengthen the reputation of Corporate Industry monopoly, a massive investment has been made, and here Corporate Industries joins the fray!
- Starts with a larger sum of money.
Terra Nova itself is conveniently located at the intersection of multiple new shipping lines. If Galactic Freight wants to expand business into nearby systems, then controlling this logistics hub is the key to predominating success, and the colonization race of Terra Nova just provides them the best opportunity to do so.
Beaconburg Security & Arsenals (BSA)
A young and renowned security contractor corporation from the frontier regions, which is also secretly the military supplies contractor of LIS. Troubled by constraints of resources and suitable testing grounds when developing new weapons and security systems, BSA is currently looking for ways to boost progress of their expensive projects. Resources of Terra Nova could be one of their solutions to break the situation.
Field Military Research
- Gains research from destroying enemy unit (value based on unit type).
Red Satellite Drive Yards
The Drive Yards is the legacy of the Red Satellite Treaty Union (RSTU) of the late Old Earth era. Currently it is one of the major spacecraft manufacturing corporation of United Earth famed for their simple, affordable and durable constructs. Yet with the growing monopoly of Corporate Industries, they are slowly losing ground in Solar System. The Drive Yards is now looking for a suitable location to rebase their business, and Terra Nova is undoubtedly their first choice.
- All buildings and units production are 10% cheaper in 🔨 cost.
The Martian Industries, or more commonly known by people as MarsCorps, is a corporation highly experienced with resource extraction operations and heavy industries, who pioneered the industrialization of early United Earth colonies on Mars. Knowing Terra Nova has an impressive reservoir of minerals and other valuable resources, MarsCorps immediately joins the colonization race to contest control of the subterranean wealth.
- Strategic resource yields are doubled.
Being an research institution that seeks for scientific discoveries and breakthroughs, scientists of FutureTech have spent years establishing new research outposts on the frontiers to study different phenomenons in space and various planets. Recently they have discovered that Terra Nova would be the best location for conducting astronomical researches that would fulfill their mission that wasn't complete since the Old Earth era.
Brotherhood of Polaris
A rugged religious organization that witnessed events since the end of the Old Earth era. Due to its origins from third-world countries, currently they are dedicated to provide material and spiritual support to developing colonies with various difficulties. The Brotherhood hoped to create an successful example in Terra Nova with a team of volunteers who looks for changes and achievements in their lives.
- Starts with 1 more worker, unit productions are 20% cheaper in 🔨 cost.
Osaka Robotics hopes to create societies that are less reliant on population while achieving high productivity using robotics and advanced electronics. An ambitious project has been proposed by them - to demonstrate further possibilities of their newest automation in the new era by establishing successful colonies on Terra Nova.
- Every colony has +20% boost in 🔨.
A prestigious family business that has elegant reputation and wide influence among the high societies of Earth, running supply chains of luxuries ranging from spices and jewelries to cosmetics and fashion. They wish to develop new successful products by exploiting the high value resources in Terra Nova.
Prestigious Way of Life
- Luxury resources yields +1 🏛.
A collective formed by a group of small colonies who wished to protect themselves from any forms of external interference, with the ultimate aim to create an isolated utopia among the stars. Terra Nova could be the ideal place where their dreams may come true, but only if they can keep other greedy rivals off their lawn.
Security is Priority
- Cities of the Collective starts with city walls constructed.
In disguise of an unsuspecting colonization contractor, the notorious interstellar group of outcasts secretly joined the colonization race of Terra Nova for one single true reason - Turning this beautiful planet into a haven and heaven for their dirty-handed smugglers and mercenaries where they can have a long break without fear of United Earth's legal enforcers!
Smuggler's Black Markets
- Importing and exporting contracts has a more favorable price.